Tagged: arkansas economic development commission

New Owner Takes Over Soul of the South Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Media Gateway Facility LLC purchased the 30,800-SF studio complex at 1 Shackleford Drive from Rock City Media LLC.

Investors Battle Over Valuable Soul of the South License

by George Waldon 4/4/2016 12:00 am

A schism among Soul of the South investors has erupted into a lawsuit over control of the venture’s most valuable asset: the broadcast license for KMYA-TV, Channel 49.

FMH Conveyors to Build $12.5M Plant in Jonesboro, Add 110 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/23/2016 2:39 pm

FMH Conveyors of Suwanee, Georgia, said Wednesday that it will build a new $12.5 million, 195,000-SF manufacturing plant in Jonesboro.

Bekaert Expansion in Rogers to Create 100 Jobs

by Alexis Crowe 3/23/2016 11:00 am

Bekaert said Wednesday that it will expand its plant in Rogers, adding 50 percent capacity and creating 100 new jobs.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Economic Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An economic development resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Window Mart to Expand in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2016 9:02 am

Window Mart of Royal (Garland County) plans to expand its existing facility at 5760 Albert Pike Road with a $6.5 million investment over the next two to three years.

Manufacturer Plans $80M Paper Plant, Up to 83 Jobs in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/1/2016 11:26 am

P.H. Glatfelter Co. of York, Pennsylvania, a publicly traded manufacturer of specialty papers and other fiber-based materials,says it will — subject to local approval — open a plant in Fort Smith that will create up to 83 jobs.

Closing the Deal: Your Next Step on the Way to Little Rock

by Capital Assets Staff 2/22/2016 12:02 am

Now that you've seen what the Little Rock region has to offer, contact the following for more information.

Hutchinson, AEDC Launch 'Arkansas Inc.' to Recruit, Retain Companies

by Alexis Crowe 2/4/2016 2:10 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston launch "Arkansas Inc.," a new brand campaign to recruit companies to Arkansas while encouraging those here to continue to grow.

Jeff Moore To Head Marketing at AEDC (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Moore has been hired as director of marketing and communications for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in Little Rock.

Southworth Products to Expand Manila Plant, Add 35 Jobs

by Lance Turner 1/6/2016 1:34 pm

Southworth Products Corp. of Falmouth, Maine said Wednesday that it will spend $935,000 to expand its plant in Manila and add 35 new jobs.

AEDC Names Jeff Moore Director of Marketing, Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2015 10:34 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Monday that Jeff Moore has been hired as the agency’s new director of marketing and communications.

Sun Paper, Hutchinson Sign Intent Letter to Study $1.4B South Arkansas Plant

by Lance Turner 11/23/2015 11:23 am

A long-planned paper plant in south Arkansas has taken another step forward. Shandong Sun Paper Industry on Monday signed a letter of intent with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission to study building a $1.4 billion pulp mill in the area.

Hutchinson: Focused on Economic Development Through Education, Trips Abroad

by Alexis Crowe 11/12/2015 2:11 pm

At the 87th annual Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce meeting, Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks on his computer education program and plans to attract Chinese and Japanese business prospects to Arkansas.

AEDC Hosts Workshops for Minority Business Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2015 9:07 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Small and Minority Business Division will host two workshops this month geared toward minority business owners.

Asa Hutchinson Plans Trade Mission to Japan, China

by Lance Turner 11/6/2015 2:14 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced plans to make his third international business development trip, this time to China and Japan on Nov. 15-24.

Little Rock to Host International Economic Development Conferences

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2015 3:01 pm

Little Rock will host two international economic development conferences, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Wednesday.

Political Fundraising Startup Raising Money, Profile

by Mark Carter 10/19/2015 12:00 am

RaisetheMoney.com of Little Rock has signed on 300 campaigns — local, state and federal — over the past 90 days, more than 500 total, and has worked with five Republican presidential candidates.

Baxter International to Add 225 Jobs in Mountain Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2015 11:08 am

Baxter International Inc. of Deerfield, Illinois, a publicly traded health care products manufacturer, announced Thursday that it will add about 225 full-time employees to its Mountain Home plant over the next five years.

Arkansas Administering $600K for Wildlife Education Programs

by Associated Press 10/12/2015 4:33 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is distributing more than $600,000 in fines collected to schools and conservation districts for wildlife education programs.